July 19, 2014 is the date for the Tour de Paris Bicycle Rally in Paris, Texas. The bicycle rally starts and finishes at the Love Civic Center, 2025 South Collegiate Drive, Paris, Texas 75460. The finish line will also be at the Love Civic Center.
Registration and sponsor information is available at the official website, http://tourdeparis.org/. The site also includes route, map and merchandise information. Routes are offered for cyclists seeking various ranges of view, experience and endurance. Proposed routes include:
- 20 miles – 35K
- 35 miles – 60K
- 57 miles – 90K
- 68 miles – 110K
The routes have been changed, from previous tours, to avoid most of the railroad crossings within town. The cyclist course will include some steep climbs and fast flats. The rally commences with beautiful views of historic downtown Paris.
Riders are required to wear helmets and must have a bike in good working condition.
Tour de Paris merchandise is available at, http://www.peak1bikestore.com/tdp. Sleeveless and short sleeve logo jerseys can be purchased directly through this site. Cycling socks with the Tour de Paris logo will complete your ensemble.
Tour de Paris Bicycle Rally is celebrating a 30th anniversary. It not only applauds the great city of Paris, Texas but also welcomes bicycle riders from across Texas. Everyone is encouraged to participate in the bicycle rally or attend to enjoy and cheer this marvelous community event.
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